Change a Sequence into a Fuzzy Number

  • Diana Domańska
  • Marek Wojtylak
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6441)


In general in the literature practitioners transform of real numbers into fuzzy numbers to the median or average, so they follow the probabilistic path. However, theoreticians do not investigate transformations of real numbers into fuzzy numbers when they analyse fuzzy numbers. They usually operate only on the fuzzy data. In the paper we describe an algorithm for transforming a sequence of real numbers into a fuzzy number. The algorithms presented are used to transform multidimensional matrices constructed from times series into fuzzy matrices. They were created for a special fuzzy number and using it as an example we show how to proceed. The algorithms were used in one of the stages of a model used to forecast pollution concentrations with the help of fuzzy numbers. The data used in the computations came from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMGW).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diana Domańska
    • 1
  • Marek Wojtylak
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceUniversity of SilesiaSosnowiecPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMGW)KatowicePoland

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